Underground Mobile Maintenance Supervisor

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM)
Nov. 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Dec. 1, 2019, 7:16 a.m.


Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd (KCGM) is currently seeking an experienced Underground Mobile Maintenance Supervisor to join the Mining-Underground Department at the Mt Charlotte Operation in Kalgoorlie.

This is a residential role on a 7:7 even-time roster, working 12 hour days and nights.

KCGM is a joint venture between Newmont Goldcorp and Barrick Gold Corporation.

The successful candidate will supervise underground maintenance personnel and activities to ensure that all targets are achieved in a coordinated, cost effective, timely and safe manner.

Key accountabilities may include, but are not limited to:

Coordinate and monitor the workplace rehabilitation of any injured employee within their department/under their control.

Participating in safety investigations where required and ensuring that follow up corrective actions are completed and closed out in a timely manner and that all safety equipment is tested quarterly to ensure the Occupational Health and Safety Act and KCGM safety standards are complied with at all times.

Liaise with MP and LH to ensure planning and scheduling of the activities of mobile plant maintenance technicians to meet priorities of production by ensuring optimal availability and reliability of equipment to assist Mt Charlotte meeting budget and forecast targets.

Management of contractors for additional and speciailized needs maintenance so that fleet availability is maximized to its fullest potential to enable achievement of production targets.

Ensuring registration of classified plant “any pressurized vessels, charge kettles, compressed air, crane” are certified to meet the legal statutory requirements.

Providing leadership through coaching, mentoring, developmental and training activities and opportunities to mobile plant maintenance technicians driving a positive workplace culture that reflects KCGM’s Core Values and to ensure they are competent in their assigned tasks and to assist with succession planning.

Ensuring that all work carried out in relation to mobile equipment is completed, tested and maintained in a safe working condition in accordance with KCGM safety standards and legislative and statutory requirements.

Produce and oversee the maintenance budget to ensure an effective and reliable fleet complying to costs.

Liaising with Senior Production Engineer and Mine Superintendent to ensure production and mobile maintenance priorities are aligned to ensure Mt Charlotte meets budget and forecast targets to achieve the operational plan.



Minimum of 5 years underground mining experience, with at least a minimum of 1 year at a supervisory level in a similarly sized operation or at a senior level within a larger operation.

Demonstrated ability to diagnose problems and identify potential solutions by thinking out side of the box delivering alternative outcomes.

Experience in performance management of team members enhancing team self esteem using ability to coach, mentor and influence others.

Experience in the preparation of maintenance budgets, input into operational budgets and cost management.

Certificate III or higher in Mechanical Engineering/Auto-electrical/Boilermaking.

Must reside in the Goldfields region.

Current Unencumbered Western Australian “ C” Class Drivers Licence


Strong exposure to and knowledge of hydraulics and schematics

The ability to use integrated management systems, spreadsheet applications, and word processing programs.

First Aid Certificate


We offer competitive salary packages including 10% superannuation and a health allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and incentive compensation plan, industry leading Parental Leave entitlements, Employee Assistance, Salary Continuance, and Reward and Recognition programs.

Career development and talent capability is supported by Newmont Goldcorp; Newmont is one of the world’s largest gold producers with significant assets in North and South America, Africa, and Australia. Newmont is the largest gold producer in Australia, with operations located in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

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